Overview

PARK RANGER Job at State of Arizona – in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Job Description

Under supervision of the Park Manager or Assistant Park Manager, this position supervises the work activities of staff rangers and volunteers in a variety of skilled field work activities associated with operations and maintenance of a recreation-based park. This position is responsible for recommending improvement and repair projects, and inspecting and maintaining park facilities and grounds in a timely manner.


Job Duties:
Maintenance:

  • Duties include but are not limited to performing, coordinating, leading and supervising facility maintenance and repairs, landscaping, and other projects within the park while following maintenance standards.
  • Leads and participates in various custodial duties.
  • Manages repairs to implements and fleet vehicles.
  • Supervises all staff and volunteers in these tasks.
  • Coordinate irrigation operations and monitoring across the park properties.
  • Coordinates with contractors when needed for facility and fleet repairs.
  • In addition, performs all purchasing related to these maintenance projects.

Customer Service:

  • Provides customer service by phone and in-person and responds to public inquiries about park hours, accommodations, reservations, etc.

Cash Handling:

  • Performs cashier duties at Contact Station/Gift Shop; collects and accounts for park fees and store purchases.

Public & Staff Safety:

  • Promotes the safety of park visitors, enforces Park rules and protects Park resources;
  • Utilizes two-way radio communications system.
  • Confers with local officials and law enforcement officers.
  • Participates in rescues and helps manage emergency situations.
  • Completes all necessary reports concerning incidents.

Other duties assigned to the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
Knowledge of:

  • Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Park rules, fees and revenue functions.
  • Techniques for display and interpretation of objects, artifacts and general resources to visitors.
  • General office procedures.
  • Basic First Aid training.
  • Computer skills.

Skill in:

  • Public relations and information dissemination,
  • Customer service, active listening, critical thinking.
  • Intermediate building, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and vehicle maintenance skills.
  • Driving and operating automatic equipment.
  • Custodial techniques.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Public speaking.
  • First Aid and emergency response.

Ability to:

  • information related to park resources, repairs, parts purchases, etc..
  • Performing math calculations.
  • Working in team and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
  • Multitasking, effective communication verbally and in writing.
  • Works weekends, holidays, night shifts, and outside in extreme temperatures.
  • Helps maintain buildings, vehicles, and grounds.
  • Enforces rules and regulations.
  • Maintain professional demeanor in emergencies or high-stress situations.

Selective Preference(s):
Documented job experience in the trades such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, vehicle maintenance, facility or grounds maintenance. Prior experience in the upkeep and operation of a recreational park.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a current Arizona Driver’s license appropriate to assignment.

Benefits:
The State’s comprehensive benefits package includes, affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans. Top ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, deferred compensation plan. Accrued sick leave and vacation leave, ten paid holidays per year and wellness plans.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:
Eligible for Arizona State Retirement System pension. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment for newly hired State of Arizona employees.

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Company Location:  Lake Havasu City, AZ

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